Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Good actors can't overcome forced comedy; language, drinking

R 2019 100 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 2 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Good for adult

It's a good movie for adults! The movie advocate gay relationships, mothers love and forgiveness envelopes through infidelity
age 16+

Too much alcohol lets down great middle aged mom focus

So I watched this with another mom of teens and we laughed and commiserated with many of the issues the film moms are facing. Loved watching great middle aged actresses address real life challenges - parent/young adult relationships, empty nest, loss of identity, infidelity, positive LGBTQ portrayals. Hated how much they all used alcohol almost constantly as a crutch and only discussed it briefly as a problem. Why do people have to get painfully drunk to relax, bond, and have fun? Drinks with every meal and anytime a character is alone contemplating their life. This overuse let down an otherwise touching, thoughtful film.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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